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The Global Water Metering Landscape: Technology Shifts, Competitive Strategies, and Market Outlook
The century-old water metering market is at an inflection point, as a host of new digitally enabled technologies and business models transform global water utilities’ relationships with their meters and meter providers. Against this backdrop, metering vendors face a host of macroeconomic, regulatory, and competitive shifts, from COVID-related supply chain shortages to a growing roster of agile newcomers and outsiders looking in.
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American Water Reiterates Growth StrategyAmerican Water Works Corporation reported relatively stable first quarter earnings on 7 May 2014, with revenue climbing 7.2% to US$681.9 million. It reaffirmed its status...
27 May. 2014
UK Fracking Players Find Value in U.S. ExperienceOn 28 July the British government opened up the application process for shale gas exploration (fracking) licenses. Applications for new fracking licenses can be made...
5 Sep. 2014
Algonquin Fills Out U.S. Portfolio with Park WaterOn 19 September 2014, Algonquin Power & Utilities Corporation of Ontario, Canada announced an agreement with California- based Carlyle Infrastructure to purchase 100% of Park...
16 Oct. 2014
New Jersey Law to Accelerate Private ParticipationOn 5 February 2015, New Jersey’s governor signed into law the Water Infrastructure Protection Act. The law removes the requirement that municipal system owners of...
26 Feb. 2015
U.S. Private Water Utilities: Market Trends, Strategies, and Opportunities, 2016Private water utilities, currently accounting for 15% of the U.S. water market, are poised to take on a much greater role. Deteriorating water infrastructure is...
5 Sep. 2016
U.S. Investor-Owned Utilities Quarterly M&A UpdateMore than US$384 million of IOU acquisitions across 20 deals have been completed so far in 2016. This year is already on track to surpass...
21 Jul. 2016
American States, IOUs Target Military Water ContractsOn 12 July 2016, American States Utility Services was awarded a US$510 million military services contract with the U.S. Air Force. Bluefield analyzes impact...
1 Aug. 2016
U.S. Investor-Owned Utilities M&A Update: 2013 – Q3 2016More than US$448 million of acquisitions for 25 deals have been completed through the first three quarters of this year
10 Nov. 2016
Market-Based Opportunities for Private Water Players: U.S. Military Service ContractsOnce dominated by a few select players, military service contracts now offer market-based opportunities for private water companies. While investor-owned utilities in the U.S. rely heavily...
14 Nov. 2016
Outsiders Angling for Stakes in U.S. Water MarketThe increased focus on U.S. water infrastructure is attracting industry outsiders to the water industry — exploring paths for market entry. Successful entrants have carved-out...
23 Mar. 2017